Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician's Guide
Publisher: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 2005
Number of pages: 40
This Guide is written for primary care and mental health clinicians. It has been produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a component of the National Institutes of Health, with guidance from physicians, nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and clinical researchers.
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